Thomas Hastings (Thomas Hastings)

Thomas Hastings

Architect. He studied at Columbia University and graduated from the Beaux Arts College, Paris in 1884. Returning to New York, he began working for McKim, Mead and White,  and formed an important firm with John Merven Carrere in 1886. Their most famous work is the New York Public Library,  opened in 1911.  His other designs include the World War I American Monument in Paris,  and the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier and the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia. Considered one of the most revered architects of all time, he is listed in the International Dictionary of Architects and Architecture. He died during an operation to remove his appendix. (bio by: John “J-Cat” Griffith)  Family links:  Spouse:  Helen Ripley Benedict Hastings (1865 – 1936)* *Calculated relationship


  • March, 11, 1860
  • USA


  • October, 10, 1929
  • USA


  • Putnam Cemetery
  • Connecticut
  • USA

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